Mayer Brown announced that Tax Transactions & Consulting partner David Burton was named to A Word About Wind’s inaugural Legal Power List 2016, a list of the “100 most influential lawyers on the financial side of the global wind sector.”

Leader of Mayer Brown’s Renewable Energy group in New York, Mr. Burton advises clients on a wide range of US tax matters, with a particular emphasis on project finance and energy transactions. Mr. Burton has extensive experience structuring tax-efficient transactions for the acquisition and financing of renewable energy assets. In addition, he counsels clients on tax matters regarding the formation and structuring of domestic and offshore investment funds.

Mr. Burton is co-editor of Mayer Brown’s Tax Equity Times blog, which addresses issues at the intersection of renewable energy and tax policy in the United States. He is a frequent speaker at renewable energy, equipment leasing and asset finance industry events and has written dozens of articles for a variety of tax and renewable energy publications.

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